Category: Mindfulness

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Finding Balance

Finding Balance

Being a vegetarian for most of my life, I’ve struggled with finding balance in my diet and my health. When I was younger and not too motivated to cook, I usually took the easy way out, eating mostly cereal and cheese sandwiches. This was fine when I was a teen-ager but not sustaining enough to...

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Skip Breakfast, Get Fat

Skip Breakfast, Get Fat

Brain Craves High-Calorie Foods When You Skip Breakfast, Study Shows Skipping breakfast is often a big no-no if you are trying to lose or maintain weight because it leads to high-calorie cravings later. Now researchers think they know why that happens. Forgoing the first meal of the day actually...

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A Yogi’s Heart

A Yogi’s Heart

There are numerous benefits of practicing yoga. While the intended objective of practicing yoga is to attain self-realization, there are a multitude of other perks you’ll experience when you incorporate the practice of yoga into your life. Through the meditation found in yoga, you will gain a...

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The Importance of Full Breathing

The Importance of Full Breathing

In intelligent Yoga practice we may find a mirror of our personality and action within daily life if we work closely and carefully with the breath. If one's breath is shallow and weak it may imply lack of confidence; while strong inhalation with jagged cycles of retention may imply anger and...

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Muscle Message: The “Hugging Muscle”

Muscle Message: The “Hugging Muscle”

Need a hug? Well then you're going to need help from this muscle... Pectoralis major This is the large muscle which gives that large, barrel-chested appearance that many men strive for. It is, however, required for some very basic movements and its easiest to understand these movements if you...

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How To Run A Walking Meeting

How To Run A Walking Meeting

Take your meetings outdoors “Walking is good for solving problems, it’s like the feet are little psychiatrists” - Pepper Giardino Many people assume that serious conversations must take place within the confines of four walls. In reality, the most creative moments take place outside...

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Improve Your Commute with Awake at the Wheel: Mindful Driving

Improve Your Commute with Awake at the Wheel: Mindful Driving

with Michele McDonald Turn off auto-pilot! Join renowned Vipassana teacher Michele McDonald on a journey that will transform distracted, frustrated driving into the alert peace and stillness of mindfulness meditation. McDonald guides you through exercises that attune your 'driving mind'...

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Google Teaches Employees To ‘Search Inside Yourself’

Google Teaches Employees To ‘Search Inside Yourself’

Original post: http://www.forbes.com/sites/toddessig/2012/04/30/google-teaches-employees-to-search-insideyourself/ There’s a new search program at Google, but one without a magic algorithm. This program lets you search inside yourself so you can find, well, yourself. Cleverly titled “Search...

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Aetna Delivers Evidence-based Mind-Body Stress Management Programs

Aetna Delivers Evidence-based Mind-Body Stress Management Programs

HARTFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--While stress is a near universal theme in people’s lives, for some, high or chronic stress can take a major toll on the mind and body. To help individuals deal with stress more effectively and to help employers reduce the impact of stress on their business,...

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Letting Go, Starting New

Letting Go, Starting New

I always get excited for the beginning of a new year. Even though there are at least three months of winter left, it feels like Spring is on the horizon and all the trials of the old year can be left behind. I usually don't make New Year's resolutions, but it does feel good to go into the New Year...

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